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Spain's commercial real estate to stay on growth course - Deutsche Hypo

Spain's positive economy is providing its real estate market with an ongoing tailwind, and office, retail, hotel and logistics are on a growth trajectory (...)

French Le Printemps chain eyes record year after 1H sales rise 6%

French iconic department store group Le Printemps expects record sales this year after first half volumes rose 6%yy, says CEO Paolo de Cesare. It (...)

Austrian Signa, Canada's Hudson's Bay unite Kaufhof, Karstadt in new retail group

Austria's Signa group has confirmed that German department stores Kaufhof and Karstadt are to be merged in a giant new retail company with Canada's (...)

Future of retail lies not in online or stores but in both - EPRA debate

The future of retail lies not in online or stores but in multi-channel, the EPRA conference heard last week. But internet shopping has further (...)

Hamburg fund Captiva pays €160m for German Hellweg DIY retail

Hamburg fund manager Captiva Capital has paid €160m to acquire a portfolio of eight German retail properties in a sale-leaseback from the home improvement (...)

German Kaufhof, Karstadt merger said going ahead

The merger of Germany’s two store chains Kaufhof and Karstadt is reportedly going ahead after the cartel office and creditor banks separately agreed that (...)